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Moreau Physical Therapy is based in Louisiana and provides our clients with Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Hand Therapy, Speech Therapy, Pediatric Therapy, and Aquatic Therapy Services.

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OT for Persons with Visual Impairment

Occupational Therapy for Persons with Visual Impairment Occupational therapy focuses on reducing the impact of disability by promoting maximal independence and participation in valued activities. Occupational therapy practitioners use the term occupation to represent activities that individuals need and/or want to do and that are meaningful to them. The broad and comprehensive educational preparation of occupational therapy practitioners enables them to address the multiple dimensions of disabi...
Posted on 2018-11-29

La Marathon 2016: Part 4

La Marathon 2016: Part 4
In the last post we discussed the mechanics of foot strike and the dangers of over-striding. We ended with hip flexor stretching, which the majority of runners need to perform. Gaining hip extension range of motion is a slow process, but you don’t need to wait until you have full motion before starting strengthening of the glutes. Tight hip flexors can inhibit the glutes, but stronger glutes can help loosen the hip flexors. They go hand in hand and are equally important.I like to give my...
Posted on 2018-08-17

La Marathon 2016: Part 3

La Marathon 2016: Part 3
In the last post we discussed running dosage, or training. I wanted to add just one more thing: Training = Work + Rest. Ideal training involves adequate rest to allow for recovery from the work you are putting in. There are many opinions about training, and the same is true for biomechanics. There are still many runners who don’t think working on running mechanics is beneficial. Even some of the authors mentioned in the last post believe that runners self-select their best runn...
Posted on 2018-08-17
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